Fresh Markets


The Future Fire

Added to Anthologies on October 1, 2014.

What they want:

Inspired by the cyberpunk and feminist science fiction of yesterday and the DIY, open access, and hacktivist culture of today, Accessing the Future will be an anthology that explores the future potentials of technology to augment and challenge the physical environment and the human form—in all of its wonderful and complex diversity. We are particularly interested in stories that address issues of disability (invisible and visible, physical and mental), and the intersectionality of race, nationality, gender, sexuality, and class—in both physical and virtual spaces. Accessing the Future will be a collection of speculative fiction that places emphasis on the social, political, and material realms of being.

We want stories from as many diverse people as possible, especially from people with disabilities (visible and invisible, physical and mental), chronic illness or mental illness, who are neuroatypical, or people who have an understanding of the institutional and social construction of disability. We welcome stories from marginalized groups within the speculative fiction community (e.g., QUILTBAG, people of colour, non-North American writers), and from anyone with sensitivity to intersectional politics.

Deadline: November 30, 2014
Length: 2,500-7,500 words
Payment: $0.06/word
Submission Guidelines: http://futurefire.net/guidelines/accessingfuture.html

 

Silver Screen Books

Added to Ebook Publishers on September 25, 2014.
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What they want:

Silver Screen is looking to publish 2-4 novelettes each month, in kindle and paperback. The theme of Silver Screen is B Movies from the 50’s and onward.  We are looking for zany, fun adventures in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Action-Adventure.  Think dime store pulp mixed with B Movie plots.

Length: 7,500-10,000 words
Payment: $20 (7,500-8,000 words), $25 (8,001-10,000 words) + 1 print & ebook contributor copy
Submission Guidelines: http://silverscreenbooks.blogspot.com/
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Halloween Forevermore

Added to Online Zines on September 24, 2014.
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What they want:

Halloween theme gives you an edge, but we will consider all forms of horror. Keep it to a PG-13 level, as we do expect a mixed audience.

Length: Up to 500 words
Payment: pays 5 cents/word (for flash fiction)
Submission Guidelines: http://www.halloweenforevermore.com/
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Curiosity Quills Press

Added to Book Publishers on September 23, 2014.
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What they want:

Curiosity Quills Press is a publisher of hard-hitting dark sci-fi, speculative fiction, and paranormal works aimed at adults, young adults, and new adults.

Length: 15,000-120,000 words
Payment: Royalties on print & ebook sales + 5 free print copies
Submission Guidelines: https://curiosityquills.com/
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Beware the Little White Rabbit

Added to Anthologies on September 22, 2014.
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What they want:

Next year marks an historic moment, the 150th anniversary of the publication of the classic story Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland!

To celebrate how absolutely mad we are about this occasion, Leap Books, LLC will publish a special Alice-inspired anthology called BEWARE THE LITTLE WHITE RABBIT and you, yes, YOU are invited to the party!

Join a roster of well-loved authors writing new YA stories inspired by a classic tale. Submissions should include a protagonist named Alice and a stuffed white rabbit whose appearance signals the start of adventure. All YA genres are eligible.

Deadline: November 15, 2014
Length: 4,000-6,000 words
Payment: $50
Submission Guidelines: http://leapbks.blogspot.ca/
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